Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2019
Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2019

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Australia; England & Wales; France; India; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Korea; Nigeria; Switzerland; United States

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Product Liability 2019 and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What is the structure of the civil court system?

  2. What is the role of the judge in civil proceedings and what is the role of the jury?

  3. What are the basic pleadings filed with the court to institute, prosecute and defend the product liability action and what is the sequence and timing for filing them?

  4. Are there any pre-filing requirements that must be satisfied before a formal lawsuit may be commenced by the product liability claimant?

  5. Are mechanisms available to the parties to seek resolution of a case before a full hearing on the merits?

  6. What is the basic trial structure?

  7. Are there class, group or